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'Hyderi Manjil', the Building where Mahatma Gandhi stayed In 1947 to open as Museum on October 2

‘Hyderi Manjil’, the Building where Mahatma Gandhi stayed In 1947 to open as Museum...

Photographs of Mahatma Gandhi's 1947 stay at Beliaghata in Kolkata and articles used by him during the over three-week period when he tried to...
Kolkata to host India International Science Festival, 2019 from November 5 to 8

Kolkata to host India International Science Festival, 2019 from November 5 to 8

Union Minister for Earth Sciences, Harsh Vardhan, on Tuesday, September 24, said the fifth edition of the India International Science Festival (IISF) 2019 will...

A glut of information

By Prabir Biswas Although a "probaashi bangali" (a rather condescending term used by the Bengalis from West Bengal for their ilk who have settled in...

2 Chinese killed in Kolkata: faces smashed with Iron Bucket

A 60-year-old Chinese-origin woman and her octogenarian father-in-law died after they were brutally attacked on Friday at their home in Tangra, also known as...
Indian Railways

Centre approves higher train speed from Delhi to Mumbai

The Union Cabinet has approved the Indian Railway Ministry’s proposal to increase the maximum speed of trains on the busy New Delhi-Mumbai and New...
AIIMS doctors to strike work Friday on IMA’s call to protest attack on doctors in Kolkata

AIIMS doctors to strike work Friday on IMA’s call to protest attack on doctors...

Medical services across the country may be hit tomorrow with doctors deciding to express solidarity with their protesting colleagues in Kolkata. Several resident doctors at...
Massive fire breaks out at chemical godown near Kolkata’s Howrah Bridge

Massive fire breaks out at chemical godown near Kolkata’s Howrah Bridge

A massive fire broke out in a godown loaded with chemicals near the Howrah Bridge in Kolkata today (Saturday, June 8) early morning. The godown...
BJP leader Anupam Hazra’s car vandalised in poll violence in West Bengal

BJP leader Anupam Hazra’s car vandalised in poll violence in West Bengal

BJP leader Anupam Hazra has alleged that TMC workers were covering their faces at a Jadavpur booth and giving proxy votes. Shortly after he...
Amit Shah

Amit Shah defends Pragya Thakur’s candidature from Bhopal, calling it a right decision

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah today (Monday, April 22) defended party’s decision of fielding Pragya Singh Thakur from Bhopal Lok Sabha Constituency...
Dilip Ghosh

Don’t have enough candidates in West Bengal who can win polls: Dilip Ghosh

West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh on Friday (March 15) said that saffron party doesn’t have enough candidates who can win elections in the...
2 IIT Kharagpur students killed and one injured in a road accident

2 IIT Kharagpur students killed and one injured in a road accident

Two students of IIT Khadagpur were killed and another one was critically injured after their motorcycle collided with another vehicle in West Midnapore road,...
Six killed, Kolkata submerged as heavy rains lash West Bengal

Six killed, Kolkata submerged as heavy rains lash West Bengal

Picking up strength after a period of lull, heavy monsoon rains lashed the country, claiming lives in different parts including the metro cities of...
He Was, By All Accounts, The Last Of The Gentlemen Editors

He Was, By All Accounts, The Last Of The Gentlemen Editors

~By Saeed Naqvi These are such desperate times for journalism that S. Nihal Singh’s departure at 89, triggers memories about a phase in the profession...
WINNERS ALL: Commonwealth gold medallist Saina Nehwal, gold and silver medallist Kidambi Srikanth, silver medallist PV Sindhu, bronze medallists Ashwini Ponnappa and Sikki Reddy, players HS Prannoy, Pranaav J Chopra, Satwik Sai Raj and Chirag Chandrashekhar Shetty, coach Pullela Gopichand at a presser in Gopichand Academy, in Hyderabad, UNI

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Preserving the Past: The Surviving Legacy of British Architecture in Kolkata

Preserving the Past: The Surviving Legacy of British Architecture in Kolkata

~By Denis D. Gray (Associated Press) The British left footprints across their far-flung colonial empire from Toronto to Yangon. But nowhere is there as vast...
Girija Devi

Queen of Thumri, Girija Devi, passes away at 88

The legendary singer of the Benaras gharana belonged to Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh but had settled down in Kolkata Eminent classical singer and Padma Vibhushan...
Delhi Air Pollution

Bhiwadi had highest air pollution on Diwali, not Delhi: CPCB

Data released by the CPCB shows Kolkata and Agra as the second and third most polluted cities in the country respectively on Diwali night In...
WALK ON

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RED BRIGADE: Devotees carry clay water pots as they take part in a procession marking the end of Jhule Lal Chaliha, a 40-day-long fasting festival of the Sindhi community, in Ahmedabad, Reuters/UNI

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Jadavpur University

Jadavpur University unrest: Students lock up Vice Chancellor

The students are protesting against the state government’s order to turn the university student’s unions apolitical Kolkata’s Jadavpur University is in throes of student unrest...
Sonika Chauhan Death Case: Actor Vikram Chatterjee arrested

Sonika Chauhan Death Case: Actor Vikram Chatterjee arrested

Chatterje had been absconding and was trying to hide facts related to the case, which led to his arrest, police said The Kolkata police on...

SC allows woman to abort 25 week old foetus

The woman had filed a petition in the SC, challenging the validity of Section 3 of MTP Act, 1971 The Supreme Court on Monday allowed...
SC refuses to entertain Justice (Retd.) CS Karnan’s bail plea

SC refuses to entertain Justice (Retd.) CS Karnan’s bail plea

Karnan is the first judge of a higher court in Indian judicial history to be sentenced The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to interfere in...
Justice Karnan arrested in Coimbatore

Justice Karnan arrested in Coimbatore

Retired Calcutta High Court judge Justice Karnan was finally arrested by the West Bengal police in Coimbatore on Tuesday (June 20). According to media...
Where is Justice Karnan? Cops from 3 states don’t know

Where is Justice Karnan? Cops from 3 states don’t know

Calcutta High Court judge CS Karnan was sentenced to six months in jail by the Supreme Court. Police from West Bengal, Tamil Nadu and...
WatchVideo: Ghulam Ali, famous ghazal singer regales audience at concert in Kolkata

WatchVideo: Ghulam Ali, famous ghazal singer regales audience at concert in Kolkata

Ghulam Ali, famous ghazal singer performs at concert in Kolkata. Shiv Sena has already threatened to disrupt Ali's concert if held in Mumbai. For more...

'Kolkata' - 27 News Results

'Hyderi Manjil', the Building where Mahatma Gandhi stayed In 1947 to open as Museum on October 2

‘Hyderi Manjil’, the Building where Mahatma Gandhi stayed In 1947 to open as Museum...

Photographs of Mahatma Gandhi's 1947 stay at Beliaghata in Kolkata and articles used by him during the over three-week period when he tried to...
Kolkata to host India International Science Festival, 2019 from November 5 to 8

Kolkata to host India International Science Festival, 2019 from November 5 to 8

Union Minister for Earth Sciences, Harsh Vardhan, on Tuesday, September 24, said the fifth edition of the India International Science Festival (IISF) 2019 will...

A glut of information

By Prabir Biswas Although a "probaashi bangali" (a rather condescending term used by the Bengalis from West Bengal for their ilk who have settled in...

2 Chinese killed in Kolkata: faces smashed with Iron Bucket

A 60-year-old Chinese-origin woman and her octogenarian father-in-law died after they were brutally attacked on Friday at their home in Tangra, also known as...
Indian Railways

Centre approves higher train speed from Delhi to Mumbai

The Union Cabinet has approved the Indian Railway Ministry’s proposal to increase the maximum speed of trains on the busy New Delhi-Mumbai and New...
AIIMS doctors to strike work Friday on IMA’s call to protest attack on doctors in Kolkata

AIIMS doctors to strike work Friday on IMA’s call to protest attack on doctors...

Medical services across the country may be hit tomorrow with doctors deciding to express solidarity with their protesting colleagues in Kolkata. Several resident doctors at...
Massive fire breaks out at chemical godown near Kolkata’s Howrah Bridge

Massive fire breaks out at chemical godown near Kolkata’s Howrah Bridge

A massive fire broke out in a godown loaded with chemicals near the Howrah Bridge in Kolkata today (Saturday, June 8) early morning. The godown...
BJP leader Anupam Hazra’s car vandalised in poll violence in West Bengal

BJP leader Anupam Hazra’s car vandalised in poll violence in West Bengal

BJP leader Anupam Hazra has alleged that TMC workers were covering their faces at a Jadavpur booth and giving proxy votes. Shortly after he...
Amit Shah

Amit Shah defends Pragya Thakur’s candidature from Bhopal, calling it a right decision

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah today (Monday, April 22) defended party’s decision of fielding Pragya Singh Thakur from Bhopal Lok Sabha Constituency...
Dilip Ghosh

Don’t have enough candidates in West Bengal who can win polls: Dilip Ghosh

West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh on Friday (March 15) said that saffron party doesn’t have enough candidates who can win elections in the...
2 IIT Kharagpur students killed and one injured in a road accident

2 IIT Kharagpur students killed and one injured in a road accident

Two students of IIT Khadagpur were killed and another one was critically injured after their motorcycle collided with another vehicle in West Midnapore road,...
Six killed, Kolkata submerged as heavy rains lash West Bengal

Six killed, Kolkata submerged as heavy rains lash West Bengal

Picking up strength after a period of lull, heavy monsoon rains lashed the country, claiming lives in different parts including the metro cities of...
He Was, By All Accounts, The Last Of The Gentlemen Editors

He Was, By All Accounts, The Last Of The Gentlemen Editors

~By Saeed Naqvi These are such desperate times for journalism that S. Nihal Singh’s departure at 89, triggers memories about a phase in the profession...
WINNERS ALL: Commonwealth gold medallist Saina Nehwal, gold and silver medallist Kidambi Srikanth, silver medallist PV Sindhu, bronze medallists Ashwini Ponnappa and Sikki Reddy, players HS Prannoy, Pranaav J Chopra, Satwik Sai Raj and Chirag Chandrashekhar Shetty, coach Pullela Gopichand at a presser in Gopichand Academy, in Hyderabad, UNI

Day in Pictures

Image highlights from around the world
Preserving the Past: The Surviving Legacy of British Architecture in Kolkata

Preserving the Past: The Surviving Legacy of British Architecture in Kolkata

~By Denis D. Gray (Associated Press) The British left footprints across their far-flung colonial empire from Toronto to Yangon. But nowhere is there as vast...
Girija Devi

Queen of Thumri, Girija Devi, passes away at 88

The legendary singer of the Benaras gharana belonged to Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh but had settled down in Kolkata Eminent classical singer and Padma Vibhushan...
Delhi Air Pollution

Bhiwadi had highest air pollution on Diwali, not Delhi: CPCB

Data released by the CPCB shows Kolkata and Agra as the second and third most polluted cities in the country respectively on Diwali night In...
WALK ON

Day in Pictures

Image highlights from around the world
RED BRIGADE: Devotees carry clay water pots as they take part in a procession marking the end of Jhule Lal Chaliha, a 40-day-long fasting festival of the Sindhi community, in Ahmedabad, Reuters/UNI

Day in Pictures

Image highlights from around the world
Jadavpur University

Jadavpur University unrest: Students lock up Vice Chancellor

The students are protesting against the state government’s order to turn the university student’s unions apolitical Kolkata’s Jadavpur University is in throes of student unrest...
Sonika Chauhan Death Case: Actor Vikram Chatterjee arrested

Sonika Chauhan Death Case: Actor Vikram Chatterjee arrested

Chatterje had been absconding and was trying to hide facts related to the case, which led to his arrest, police said The Kolkata police on...

SC allows woman to abort 25 week old foetus

The woman had filed a petition in the SC, challenging the validity of Section 3 of MTP Act, 1971 The Supreme Court on Monday allowed...
SC refuses to entertain Justice (Retd.) CS Karnan’s bail plea

SC refuses to entertain Justice (Retd.) CS Karnan’s bail plea

Karnan is the first judge of a higher court in Indian judicial history to be sentenced The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to interfere in...
Justice Karnan arrested in Coimbatore

Justice Karnan arrested in Coimbatore

Retired Calcutta High Court judge Justice Karnan was finally arrested by the West Bengal police in Coimbatore on Tuesday (June 20). According to media...
Where is Justice Karnan? Cops from 3 states don’t know

Where is Justice Karnan? Cops from 3 states don’t know

Calcutta High Court judge CS Karnan was sentenced to six months in jail by the Supreme Court. Police from West Bengal, Tamil Nadu and...
WatchVideo: Ghulam Ali, famous ghazal singer regales audience at concert in Kolkata

WatchVideo: Ghulam Ali, famous ghazal singer regales audience at concert in Kolkata

Ghulam Ali, famous ghazal singer performs at concert in Kolkata. Shiv Sena has already threatened to disrupt Ali's concert if held in Mumbai. For more...

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